Man nabbed purchasing goods with fake note | Daily News

Man nabbed purchasing goods with fake note

A suspect who tendered a counterfeit Rs. 1,000 note depicting the picture of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to a shop owner in Ratnapura town to purchase some goods was caught and handed over to Ratnapura Police yesterday.

Earlier in the morning another person had bought lottery tickets from a ticket stall from the same area by tendering a similar dud Rs. 1,000 note.

The ticket seller who had later noticed that the Rs. 1,000 note tendered to him was counterfeit note had called the person who bought the tickets back and asked him to return the balance money paid. After getting the balance back the suspect had fled the scene.


 

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